Giant Anthem X Advanced 29er 1 29er Full Suspension

5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $4199.99

Product Description

Developed to give the Rabobank-Giant World Cup XC team every advantage on technical courses, Giant’s first composite full-suspension 29er has arrived. With an Advanced-grade Composite front triangle and ALUXX SL rear swingarm, plus the legendary performance of Maestro suspension, this is the bike that makes fast riders faster. The handcrafted composite frame is engineered for 29-inch wheels. Its OverDrive 2 headtube offers pinpoint steering. The MegaDrive downtube and PowerCore bottom bracket boost power and control.

  • RockShox SID 29 RL with QR15 thru-axle, OverDrive 2 steerer suspension fork and RockShox Monarch RT rear shock
  • SRAM X.0/X.9 componentry
  • Avid Elixir 9 hydraulic disc brakes
  • Giant P-XC29 2 rim/DT Swiss and Giant Tracker (QR15) hubs, DT Swiss Competition spokes, wheelset
  • Color: Blue/White/Composite

Giant Anthem X Advanced 29er Pro Review

The Giant Anthem X Advanced 29 is the latest iteration of the best selling full suspension bike by Giant. It is a 4 inch travel full suspension bike meant for XC riding and this year, the front triangle has been converted to carbon fiber. The tapered head tube steerer has been increased to 1.25? on top instead of 1.125? and this along with the change to carbon has resulted in a 7% increase in stiffness. The BB area has increased in stiffness by 3% with the switch to carbon fiber. Continue reading →

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Gas

Date Reviewed: October 7, 2013

Strengths:    Handling, climbing is sperb... im comparing to my hardtrail 29er i use to have. and downhill defenetly a big improvment.

Weaknesses:    none at this point.

Bottom Line:   
fully recomened, i got it for 3,700 and i belive is a great deal.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by gary a Cross Country Rider

Date Reviewed: September 18, 2013

Strengths:    fast, great at high speed over rough terrain, shimano XT rocks, 2x10 is the best

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
had the bike for a few months, the rougher the trail the better the bike performs. If your on easy single track , don't feel the bike come to life , but when your on rough singletrack, decending rough rocky terrain or just carrying a lot of speed through rough terrain the bike is awesome. Love it. Felt always needed a hardtail for fast riding, but this bike will deliver

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Favorite Trail:   peaks -frisco to breck and back

Duration Product Used:   5 months

Price Paid:    $3950.00

Purchased At:   Pioneer Sports frisc

Similar Products Used:   Klein hard tails, Niner hard tails

Bike Setup:   Stans crest tubeless with hope pro hubs, WCS carbon bars, ritchey grips. thomson post w/ WCS seat, otherwise stock

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cable rub spots on Anthem X Advanced 1 29er

Are there any trouble spots on these bikes that I should put tape over to prevent any cable wear? I previously had a Jekyll on which the brake cable gouged the frame over time, hence I would like to be proactive in preventing these simple problems.Read More »

tubeless strip/valve for Anthem X Advanced 1 29er

Just bought this bike today. The wheels are 'tubeless compatible'. Should I have gotten the strips and valves included in the purchase (Giant's Web site shows that the wheels come with them: [url=]P-XCR 29er ... Read More »

Anthem X Advanced 1 (complete) or build up an Anthem X 2 alloy frame 29er

I can get the Advanced version (2013 year model with XT) for $3500. I also found an Anthem 2 allow frame for $800 that I could build up for less than than and probably lighter/similar weight complete, but without the carbon front frame. Any opinions on which way to go? Separate question: I like Shim ... Read More »

Anthem X 29er 1 vs Anthem Advanced X 29'er 2 value in Canada?

Is it worth it going for the Anthem X 29'er Advanced 2 instead of the Anthem X 29'er 1? Frame only options seem out of wack price wise. I am 5 foot 9.5" tall and will weigh 165-180 riding season. I am recovering from a back injury. I ride cross country singletrack mostly with the odd obstacle or ... Read More »

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